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'''The Commercial Club of Chicago''' resulted from the 1907 merger of two predecessor Chicago clubs:Merchants Club Executive Committee, [http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/10728.html ''Letter to Members of the Merchant's Club, 1906''], Chicago History Museum the Merchants Club (organized in 1896) and the Commercial Club (organized in 1877). In 1932, the Industrial Club of Chicago (organized in 1905) joined. Its most active members included George Pullman, Marshall Field, Cyrus McCormick, George Armour, Frederic Delano, Sewell Avery, Rufus C. Dawes, and Julius Rosenwald. The club promotes the economic development interests of its members. It championed member Daniel Burnham's Plan of Chicago (1909), also known as Burnham's plan. The plan gave the blueprint for the future growth and development of the entire Chicago region. The Commercial Club addressed many...
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commercial club of chicago
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cooley, edwin gilbert, 1857-
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commercial club of chicago, georg kerschensteiner, arthur john pressland
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edwin gilbert cooley , commercial club of chicago
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commercial club of chicago, daniel hudson burnham, edward herbert bennett, charles moore
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commercial club of chicago. [from old catalog]
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